Water wells.

31 october The local people of Caucasian Albania have moved to these areas to be safe from attacks and to be able to keep their religious views. Later, the local people have lived in caves, which they have built in rocks. There were havens consisted of one or a few living rooms, prayer hall, rooms for households, cistern and reservoir made out of rocks in a few circles in these caves. Feeling the necessity of economical usage of rainwater because of the hard climate conditions resulted in drought, people have dug holes in the rocky areas. They contained rainwater in deep wells to kepp it cool, after gathering it in decanters by the means of conductive trunks. They contained rainwater in deep wells to keep it cool, after gathering it in decanters by the means of conductive trunks. As the well was keeping the water cool, on its top a food pantry was built to keep food fresf for a long period. It is confirmed by the historians of ancient times, that the people living in the area really were in need water. According to Plutarch, in 65 BC, when the Roman military leader Pompey was outraged by the news that the people of Caucasian Albania were rebelling against Roma, he sent his troops to this area to suppress the rebel. He got ready to pass the long distances of waterless deserts after stepping Kur River-to defeat Cambisena and for this purpose, he ordered to prepare 10 thousands of water bags. Thus, their need of water was fulfilled.